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2008 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-64 .602
Rank: 1st in National League Central
Run Differential: 855-671 + 184
Roster Continuity 78.84% 5/30
Manager(s): Lou Piniella
General Manager: Jim Hendry
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Payroll: $ 118,345,833 8/30
Attendance: 3,300,200 7/30
Playoffs: Lost in NLDS (Los Angeles)
Top Draft Pick: Andrew Cashner (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ivan DeJesus
Bench Coach: Alan Trammell
Bullpen Coach: Lester Strode
First Base Coach: Matt Sinatro
Hitting Coach: Gerald Perry
Pitching Coach: Larry Rothschild
Third Base Coach: Mike Quade

#1 Draft Picks

Kerry Wood (#4), Derrek Lee (#14), Mike Fontenot (#19), Matt Murton (#32), Jason Marquis (#35)
National League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9764.602--
9072.5567.5
8675.53411.0
8676.53111.5
7488.45723.5
6795.41430.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
25Derrek Lee1B32   62393181
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908271119030427.291.361.462823.172.295.3301.6831.2288698
2Ryan TheriotSS28   58085178
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3822137358314119.307.387.359746.052.193.3390.79580.0208661
16Aramis Ramirez3B30   55497160
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1112274941170613.289.380.518898.229.363.3031.2720.5287645
7Mark DeRosa2B33   505103144
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87606910690289.285.376.481857.196.345.3191.5424.0243593
1Kosuke FukudomeRF31   50179129
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581248110419257.257.359.379738.122.299.3041.2850.1190590
18Geovany SotoC25   49466141
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860162121260511.285.364.504868.219.342.3321.9521.5249563
12Alfonso SorianoLF32   45376127
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7519343103311049.280.344.532876.252.382.3022.4015.6241503
9Reed JohnsonCF31   33352101
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50561968121553.303.358.420778.117.171.3603.5855.5140374
15Jim EdmondsCF38   2504764
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4901455812027.256.369.568937.312.488.2571.2913.2142298
17Mike Fontenot2B28   2434274
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4020345132311.305.395.514909.210.358.3531.5027.0125284
5Ronny Cedeno2B-SS25   2163658
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2841184112106.269.328.352680.083.181.3242.28108.076236
24Henry BlancoC36   1201535
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120062201204.292.325.392717.100.150.3373.6740.047128
33Daryle Ward1B33   102822
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1700162403014.216.319.402721.186.343.2401.5025.541119
20Felix PieCF23   83920
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103072920013.241.312.325637.084.205.3524.1483.02793
38Carlos ZambranoP27   83928
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140002400204.337.337.554891.217.217.436--20.84685
6Micah HoffpauirLF-1B28   731425
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81062410000.342.400.534934.192.288.4894.0036.53980
30Ted LillyP32   62211
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00510129001200.177.190.210400.032.065.33329.00--1375
46Ryan DempsterP31   61410
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00200219001901.164.190.197387.033.066.2389.50--1282
21Jason MarquisP29   59812
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100031700400.203.242.356598.153.203.2505.6729.52166
19Matt MurtonLF26   40210
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006001510002.250.286.300586.050.075.2865.00--1242
4Eric PattersonLF25   3859
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72151200011.237.318.342660.105.263.3082.4038.01344
27Casey McGehee3B25   2414
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005000800011.167.160.208368.042.042.235----525
40Rich HardenP26   2312
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00010001200301.087.087.087174.000.000.182----226
55Koyie HillC29   2102
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0010001200100.095.095.143238.048.048.222----322
45Sean MarshallP25   1505
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0001000700001.333.333.333666.000.000.625----515
36Sean GallagherP22   10000000000600300.000.000.0000.000.000.000----013
53Rich HillP28   7000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
22Kevin HartP25   5100000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
32Jon LieberP38   5000000000400100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
48Neal CottsP28   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
62Bob HowryP34   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
49Carlos MarmolP25   1000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
29Jeff SamardzijaP23   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
43Mike WuertzP29   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals218855888551552329211848118734636118650486545134.278.349.443792.165.288.3211.8630.424756334
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
46Ryan Dempster31   1762.9633331000206.2174756814761875071.217.570.613.308.132.46
30Ted Lilly32   1794.0834340000204.2187969332641844471.228.211.402.818.082.88
38Carlos Zambrano27   1463.9030301100188.2172858218721304061.298.190.863.436.191.81
21Jason Marquis29   1194.5329280000167.017287841570918181.459.270.813.774.901.30
49Carlos Marmol25   242.698200022787.140302610411146160.934.141.034.2411.792.78
40Rich Harden26   511.771212000071.0391714630892000.974.940.763.8011.282.97
62Bob Howry34   755.327200027170.29044421313590021.4511.411.651.657.484.54
34Kerry Wood31   543.2765000563466.1542424318841071.097.360.412.4511.454.67
45Sean Marshall25   353.88347006165.1602828923583041.288.311.253.188.032.52
36Sean Gallagher22   344.421210001058.2583129622492041.368.850.923.367.472.23
32Jon Lieber38   234.02261007046.2592421106270021.3811.301.911.155.174.50
43Mike Wuertz29   113.604500013044.2442318420302001.428.800.804.006.001.50
48Neal Cotts28   024.25500007035.2381817713433011.429.501.753.2510.753.31
22Kevin Hart25   226.43210004027.2392420218231032.0412.540.645.797.391.28
29Jeff Samardzija23   102.25260006127.224127015252011.397.710.004.828.041.67
57Chad Gaudin25   426.33240005027.1292119510270101.449.671.673.339.002.70
53Rich Hill28   104.0555000019.21399218151011.555.850.908.106.750.83
47Scott Eyre36   207.36190001011.1159914141001.7312.270.823.2711.453.50
37Angel Guzman26   005.406100109.2106614101011.409.000.903.609.002.50
58Jose Ascanio23   007.506000105.28551430012.0012.001.506.004.500.75
36Randy Wells25   000.003000104.10000210000.500.000.004.502.250.50
44Chad Fox37   016.003000103.12221311001.676.003.009.003.000.33
63Carmen Pignatiello25   009.002000000.22110201014.0018.000.0018.000.000.00
Batting Totals97643.876391612115944145113296716241605481264487621.298.240.993.407.842.31
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Geovany SotoC136115010115559.9958.34
Henry BlancoC452572351522.9928.75
Koyie HillC94240110.9768.79
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Derrek Lee1B15313391193110998.9938.76
Daryle Ward1B1360544041.0008.70
Micah Hoffpauir1B64737113.9747.28
Henry Blanco1B1130001.00027.00
Mark DeRosa1B1220001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mark DeRosa2B95670143185832.9764.41
Mike Fontenot2B82498101143127.9964.41
Ronny Cedeno2B432736075219.9854.45
Eric Patterson2B2830001.0003.38
Alfonso Soriano2B1102001.00018.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Aramis Ramirez3B1471282832251817.9452.16
Mark DeRosa3B2211462822.9442.68
Ronny Cedeno3B71211001.0001.50
Casey McGehee3B641313031.0003.51
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ryan TheriotSS14912662073411469.9753.90
Ronny CedenoSS271824150310.9684.50
Mark DeRosaSS1101001.0009.00
Mike FontenotSS110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alfonso SorianoLF1089371861055.9751.88
Mark DeRosaLF2718539010.9751.90
Reed JohnsonLF26124351001.0002.61
Matt MurtonLF1062130001.0001.89
Eric PattersonLF96813130.8241.85
Micah HoffpauirLF7386010.8571.42
Daryle WardLF62570001.0002.52
Ronny CedenoLF120000.0000.00
Felix PieLF1830001.0003.38
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Reed JohnsonCF78563144211.9932.33
Jim EdmondsCF77627179050.9732.57
Felix PieCF39197581001.0002.70
Kosuke FukudomeCF1259100001.0001.53
Ronny CedenoCF110000.0000.00
Eric PattersonCF120000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kosuke FukudomeRF1371103245650.9802.05
Mark DeRosaRF38266720001.0002.44
Reed JohnsonRF62340001.0001.57
Micah HoffpauirRF53660001.0001.50
Daryle WardRF31740001.0002.12
Matt MurtonRF2410001.0002.25
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Carlos MarmolP82878611.9331.45
Bob HowryP727026001.0001.03
Kerry WoodP656643001.0000.95
Neal CottsP50352420.7501.54
Mike WuertzP45445610.9172.25
Ted LillyP34204621001.0001.19
Sean MarshallP346539001.0001.66
Ryan DempsterP33206183412.9812.27
Carlos ZambranoP30188212031.9321.96
Jason MarquisP29167143114.9782.43
Jon LieberP264616001.0001.37
Jeff SamardzijaP262734001.0002.33
Chad GaudinP24270310.7501.00
Kevin HartP212764011.0003.33
Scott EyreP19110000.0000.00
Sean GallagherP12585711.9231.86
Rich HardenP127163001.0001.14
Jose AscanioP650210.6673.60
Angel GuzmanP6902001.0002.00
Rich HillP51902001.0000.95
Chad FoxP3301001.0003.00
Randy WellsP340000.0000.00
Carmen PignatielloP200000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Geovany SotoDH3.0000.00
Derrek LeeDH2.0000.00
Kosuke FukudomeDH1.0000.00
Micah HoffpauirDH1.0000.00
Aramis RamirezDH1.0000.00
Daryle WardDH1.0000.00


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